Weekly link roundup – Oct. 28-Nov. 10
Catching up on the last two weeks’ worth of material, including some very important James Bond propaganda that you should be aware of.
Song: “Randy Newman’s Title Song from ‘Skyfall.'” Fun fact I discovered this week: having a cold and being at the beginning stages of losing your voice actually improves your Randy Newman impersonation. [SoundCloud]
Eric’s Bad Movies: “Children of the Corn” (1984), which spawned innumerable sequels despite being as dull as corn. [Film.com]
Re-Views: “Ballistic: Ecks vs Sever” (2002), a bad movie with a bad title that I decided to give another chance. [Film.com]
Re-Views: “American Beauty” (1999). There was some backlash after this won all the accolades. The word “overrated” gets tossed around a lot. I took another look. [Film.com]
Quiz: Female Character in a James Bond Movie, or Drag Queen We Made Up? Test your knowledge! [Pajiba]
Snide Remarks: “Supernatural Selection” — Spooky candidates debate the issues.
Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider: Episode 133 brought news of Bayer’s baby son, along with reviews of “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Flight,” and “The Sessions”; Episode 134 has “Skyfall,” “Smashed,” “The Comedy,” and other jovialities. [Listen at MovieBS]
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